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Welcome to the Canadian Libraries page. The Toronto scanning centre was established in 2004 on the campus of the University of Toronto. From its humble beginnings, Internet Archive Canada has worked with more 250 institutions, in providing their unique material(s) with open access and sharing these collections the world over. From the Archives of the Sisters of Service to the University of Alberta, IAC has digitized more than 600,000 unique texts as of September 2019.



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Swim News/ Swim Canada Collection
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319
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262,217
VIEWS
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Material for this collection provided by University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services and has been sponsored through a donation by Nicholas Thierry.
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Topics: Authors, Indic, Book industries and trade, Indic periodicals
The OCLC Library
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22
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255,127
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An excerpt from the OCLC (Online Computer Library Center, Incorporated) Public Purpose : OCLC is a worldwide library cooperative, owned, governed and sustained by members since 1967. Our public purpose is a statement of commitment to each other—that we will work together to improve access to the information held in libraries around the globe, and find ways to reduce costs for libraries through collaboration. Our public purpose is to establish, maintain and operate a computerized library...
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Heiric, of Auxerre, ca. 841-ca. 876
texts
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Internet Archive's 2 millionth Text Scanned Handwritten in Latin by a number of scribes in a script inspired by the court of Charlemagne, this rare and beautiful treasure from the first millennium of Christianity, is one of the gems in the renowned collection of the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies. The Institute is dedicated to transmitting the inheritance of the Middle Ages to new generations; to deepening our understanding of the life and ideals of Western culture in the time of its...
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Topics: Homiliaries, Sermons, Latin
Osgoode Hall Law Library
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473
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242,375
VIEWS
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Osgoode Hall Law School Library, York University Our mission is to contribute to new knowledge about the law and the legal system by being a centre for thoughtful and creative legal scholarship, to provide an outstanding professional and liberal education to our students so that they can assume positions of leadership in the legal profession, among legal academics and in all aspects of public life, and to serve Canadian society and the world in ways that further social justice. Osgoode Hall Law...
The Varsity
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135
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237,394
VIEWS
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University of Toronto Student Newspaper since 1880.
Upper Canada College Archives Digital Collection
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436
ITEMS
236,067
VIEWS
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Upper Canada College, TORONTO, Ont., was founded in 1829 by the Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada, Sir John COLBORNE, with the intention of it being a non-denominational feeder school for the newly founded King’s College (which later became the University of Toronto). UCC was modelled after Britain’s top all-boys schools, most notably Eton College, and employed a principal and eight teachers to educate 57 students in its first year. The original permanent campus was located downtown in...
Public Accounts of Canada - Federal and Provincial
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529
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231,328
VIEWS
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Public Accounts is an annual publication of federal and provincial governments listing every item in the budget. Each year of this publication includes a section that lists all grants or distributions (above a specified threshold) to non-governmental organizations or individuals. These sections are variously titled based on the year and jurisdictions, but are most often called Transfer Payments, Schedule of Payments, Government Transfers or Grants and Contributions.
Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library
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151
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227,745
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The Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library has been named in honour of Richard Charles Lee, one of the foremost Hong Kong businessmen and philanthropists of his day. The facility features a unique research collection on Canada-Hong Kong studies, quiet study space, and seminar areas. It provides resources and space to accommodate the continuous growth of research interest in Hong Kong, and its relation to Canada and other regions in the world. Materials for this collection provided by:...
La clavicula de Salomón -- Invocaciones, pactos y exorcismos -- El dragón rojo y la cabra infernal -- La gallina negra, escuela de sortilegios -- El gran grimorio o el pacto de sangre ; Candela Mágica para descubrir encantamientos -- Recopilación de la magia caldea y egipcia, filtros, encantamientos, hechicerías y sortilegios
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Topics: Occultism, Witchcraft
Trinity College School
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95
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218,543
VIEWS
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Trinity College School is a co-educational, independent boarding/day school located on 100 acres of rolling countryside in picturesque Port Hope, Ontario, Canada, one hour’s drive east of Toronto. Our Senior School, Grades 9-12, includes approximately 500 students, 60% of whom are boarders. Our Junior School includes just over 100 day students from Grade 5 to Grade 8. Established in 1865, TCS is one of Canada's oldest and most respected educational institutions. The School places a balanced...
Herbert Clarence Burleigh Fonds Collection
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1,104
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218,410
VIEWS
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The Herbert Clarence Burleigh fond has been contributed by Queen's University Archives for the purposes of digitization, which has been graciously sponsored by the family of H.C. Burleigh. Biographical History Dr. Herbert Clarence Burleigh, a general practitioner and local historian in Bath, Ontario, was born on 6 October 1893 at Hartington, Ontario and died on 13 September 1980. Dr. Burleigh was descendent of United Empire Loyalists. He attended Sydenham High School, 1910-1913 and during the...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Bellows, John, 1831-1902; Bellows, Wiilliam
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eye 214,794
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Topics: French language -- Dictionaries English, English language -- Dictionaries French
Official Gazettes of the Province of British Columbia
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4,914
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207,029
VIEWS
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Gazettes are official publications that disseminate government proclamations, notices, and regulations as required by colonial, and later provincial legislation.
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
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136
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203,980
VIEWS
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The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) is the first museum solely dedicated to the evolution, celebration and future of human rights. Our aim is to build not only a national hub for human rights learning and discovery, but a new era of global human rights leadership. Creating inspiring encounters with human rights, we will engage Canadians and our international visitors in an immersive, interactive experience that offers both the inspiration and tools to make a difference in the lives of...
Sessional Papers of Canada by Title, English
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1,717
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199,431
VIEWS
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About the Sessional Papers of Canada by Title Collection (1901 -1925) The Sessional Papers of Canada by Title (SPCT) brings a 25-year run of Canadian government documents to light by making them digitally accessible to the public and discoverable at the individual sessional paper level. Sessional papers are a collected series of reports, documents and papers tabled in the House of Commons or Senate. Included are annual reports of departments, boards and Crown corporations, government estimates...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
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948
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193,526
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The McGill Library's Chapbook Collection contains over nine hundred British and American chapbooks published in the 18th and 19th centuries. This digital collection was created by identifying and digitizing volumes from the The Sheila R. Bourke Collection of Children's Literature, the Children's Books Collection and the main McGill Library Rare Books and Special Collection . As new titles are acquired and added to the collection they will be digitized and added to our digital collection...
Topic: McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
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The Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies (CRRS) is a research and teaching centre with a library devoted to the study of the period from approximately 1350 to 1700. The CRRS supervises an undergraduate program in Renaissance Studies, organizes lectures and seminars, and maintains an active series of publications. Materials for this collection provided by: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies Library
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Journals of the House of Commons of Canada.
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The Erindalian The Medium and The Medium II-- Student Newspapers of The University of Toronto, Mississauga.
Upper Canada College – Old Times Collection
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169
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185,593
VIEWS
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Old Times In 1940 the Upper Canada College Old Boys' Association decided to drop out of The College Times and publish their own magazine, which they called Old Times . The first issue of Old Times was published in January 1941 and it has evolved to become an Association institution, enabling alumni to stay in touch. It is currently published twice yearly, with mailings in August and February, and is distributed to parents, senior students, UCC friends, and faculty and staff, as well as alumni...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Vatsyayana; Kama Shastra Society of London and Benares
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Topic: Love
Thomas Fisher Astronomy
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Once attributed to Girolamo Spinelli; now believed to be the work of Galilei. Cf. Drake, Stillman. Galileo against the philosophers Galileo, a major progenitor of the Scientific Revolution was also a martyr of the new science. His career can be viewed as a series of controversies, beginning with his earliest published work on the ‘new star’ of 1604, written when he was already 40. He then moved on to the proportional compass, the telescopic discoveries of 1610, the ‘bodies in water’ and...
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Topics: Lorenzini, Antonio, fl. 1606, Stars, New, Astronomy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Yates, William, 1792-1845
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eye 170,048
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Topic: Urdu language -- Dictionaries English
The Drs. Whitby Music Collection
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1,340
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164,673
VIEWS
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The Drs. Whitby Music Collection
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Robinson, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1861-1925
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Topics: Hausa language -- Dictionaries English, English language -- Dictionaries Hausa
The Paul Robert Magocsi Carpatho-Ruthenica Library
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587
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158,641
VIEWS
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This private library collection consists of over 20,000 books and serials dating from the 17th century to the present that deal with the history, language, and culture of Carpatho-Rusyns in all regions where they reside in the European homeland as well as in the diaspora (especially the United States and Canada). Studies about other peoples who have interacted with Carpatho-Rusyns in their homeland are well represented--Magyars, Jews, Slovaks, Germans, Roma, and Czechs among others. The...
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Topics: Spanish language, Commerce
University of Alberta - Theses and Dissertations
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8,346
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154,082
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This collection contains theses and dissertations of graduate students of the University of Alberta.
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
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224
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152,779
VIEWS
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In partnership with you, the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) manages and protects Ontario’s natural resources for wise use across the province. Together we all contribute to the environmental, social and economic well-being of Ontario. Our combined efforts work toward meeting today's needs and at the same time ensuring that natural resources will be available for future generations. Materials for this collection provided by: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
City of Vancouver Archives - Texts
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604
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148,225
VIEWS
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The City of Vancouver Archives, a division of the City Clerk's Department, acquires, organizes and preserves Vancouver's historical records and makes them available to the widest possible audience. The Archives is the official repository for City of Vancouver government records and actively acquires the records documenting the social, political, economic, cultural and community life of Vancouver from local non-government organizations, businesses and individuals. The Archives’ varied holdings...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Topic: Tulu language -- Dictionaries
Kingston Frontenac Public Library
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37
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140,960
VIEWS
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Established in 1895, the The Kingston Frontenac Public Library is one of the oldest public libraries in Canada. Its amalgamation with the Frontenac County Library in 1998 resulted in the seventeen-branch system that now serves the city of Kingston and Frontenac County in Ontario, Canada. Materials for this collection provided by: The Kingston Frontenac Public Library
City of Peterborough Canada
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124
ITEMS
140,273
VIEWS
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The City of Peterborough Canada
St Michaels University School
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141
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139,076
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St. Michaels University School first came into existence in 1972, when two schools, St. Michael’s School and University School decided to join together. The motto of one of the two founding schools, University School, is mens sana in corpore sano: "a healthy mind in a healthy body." St. Michaels University School is a private Canadian co-educational, independent day and boarding school of 930 students from kindergarten to Grade 12. Materials for this collection provided by: St....
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Ives, Herbert Eugene, 1882-1953
texts
eye 138,612
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Topic: Aerial photography
Peel's Prairie Provinces
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24,155
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137,499
VIEWS
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The Peel’s Prairie Provinces digital collection ( http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/index.htm ) provides a wide variety of research materials related to western Canadian history and the culture of the Prairie Provinces. The Peel's Prairie Provinces collection within Internet Archive is a subset of this larger resource, containing duplicate items or new material that we are not yet able to mount on the main Peel site. Over the next few years, we will be working to gather the collection in a...
University of Toronto - Scarborough
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465
ITEMS
134,759
VIEWS
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The University of Toronto Scarborough Library serves the Scarborough community of the University of Toronto and is one of the three main campuses. The library is home to the Archives & Special Collections, whose mandate is to acquire, preserve, arrange, describe, and provide access to rare and unique materials that support curricula and research at the University of Toronto Scarborough, materials documenting the history of the University of Toronto Scarborough campus, and material...
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The Royal Arch Degree was considered most important in the early years of Freemasonry and so dogmatic was the Mother Grand Lodge from which all Speculative Masonry derives that in 1813, when the two grand lodges in England united, a firm and solemn landmark was adopted and placed in the Articles of Union to guide Masons throughout the world forever on this matter: Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons of Canada in the Province of Ontario Search Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons of Canada in the...
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Material provided for digitization by Ontario Workplace Tribunals Library on behalf of Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) . The Board of Inquiry Decisions (1962-2002) are the predecessor to the HRTO decisions (2003- current). The Board of Inquiry Decisions are based on the Ontario Human Rights Code prior to the formation of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
Canadian Libraries
by St. Augustine
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A native of France, Nicolas Jenson was one of the most important printers operating in Venice in the fifteenth century. Between c.1470 and 1480, Jenson produced around 150 books including the 1475 printing of St. Augustine's "De Civitate Dei" or "The City of God." The quality of Jenson's books influenced greatly the revival of fine printing in Britain in the nineteenth century. The great British typographer Stanley Morison (1889-1967) once said that Jenson produced "the...
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Founded in 1951, CAUT is the national voice for academic staff. Today, representing 68,000 teachers, librarians, researchers, general staff and other academic professionals, CAUT is an outspoken defender of academic freedom and works actively in the public interest to improve the quality and accessibility of post-secondary education in Canada. From lobbying governments to providing collective bargaining and legal support, CAUT actively advances the social and economic interests of its members....
Olnick Rare Book Room
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2,491
ITEMS
129,858
VIEWS
collection
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Olnick Rare Book Room
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Burton, William, 1863-; Hobson, R. L. (Robert Lockhart), 1872-1941
texts
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Topic: Pottery -- Marks
CAUT/ACPPU Bulletin
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435
ITEMS
127,055
VIEWS
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The CAUT/ACPPU Bulletin is the principal publication of the Canadian Association of University Teachers . Published ten times a year, the Bulletin is distributed to all CAUT members across the country and to key politicians, reporters and others interested in post-secondary education.
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
collection
1,330
ITEMS
125,117
VIEWS
collection
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Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
Toronto Public Library
by Neil, Marion Harris
texts
eye 125,030
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Includes index
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Topics: Cookery, Menus, cbk
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada - City Directories
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123
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124,112
VIEWS
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The City of Peterborough, in partnership with the Peterborough Public Library, the Peterborough Museum and Archives, the Trent Valley Archives and the Trent University Archives, have digitized their joint collection of city and county directories, ranging in date from 1858 to 2010. Hard copies are held distributed amongst these partners. The city directories are invaluable for historical research of people, businesses, buildings and communities. Many of these were originally published by Vernon...
Ontario Sessional Papers
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551
ITEMS
118,917
VIEWS
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Ontario Sessional Papers 1868-1947
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies (CIUS) is a prominent centre of Ukrainian studies outside Ukraine and an integral part of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta. Founded in 1976, it provides an institutional home for Ukrainian scholarship in Canada. CIUS is dedicated to the development of Ukrainian studies in Canada and supports such studies internationally. CIUS consists of a number of centres, programs, and projects whose activities range from research to publishing,...
Thomas Fisher Astronomy
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Mauri is probably a pseudonym. Variously attributed to Marco Mauro, or Galileo Galilei. Cf. Melzi; Drake, Stillman. Galileo against the philosophers
Topics: Colombe, Lodovico delle, fl. 1612, Stars, New, Astronomy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Robinson, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1861-1925
texts
eye 113,270
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Topics: Hausa language -- Dictionaries English, English language -- Dictionaries Hausa
Margaret Eaton School Digital Collection
collection
327
ITEMS
112,324
VIEWS
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The Margaret Eaton School (1901-1942) was a Toronto post-secondary school for women, with an emphasis on physical education. The collection, housed at Redeemer University College, consists of 17,500 archival materials collected from alumnae.
Topics: Margaret Eaton School, Margaret Eaton School of Literature and Expression (Toronto, ONT), Margaret...
Trent University Archives
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111,345
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Trent University Archives is a regional repository for historical papers and records relating to the Trent Valley area and beyond, with special emphasis of those subject areas which complement undergraduate and graduate teaching at Trent. Located on the ground floor of Bata Library, the Archives is open to the Trent community, and the public without charge. Trent University Archives received the A.A.O. Institutional Award of the year in 2003. Material for this collection provided by: Trent...
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Topics: Knights and knighthood, Nobility -- Great Britain, Orders of knighthood and chivalry
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Bridgman, George Brant, 1864-1943
texts
eye 110,418
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Includes index
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Topic: Anatomy, Artistic
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912
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eye 108,942
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Canadian Sheet Music
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2,344
ITEMS
108,429
VIEWS
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Canadian Sheet Music from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Music Library.
The Fraser-Hickson Institute Library Collection
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371
ITEMS
106,181
VIEWS
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The Fraser Institute, established by the will of Hugh Fraser, was incorporated by an Act of Parliament on December 24, 1870. It opened in 1885 with its primary purpose as a library, “open to all honest and respectable persons whomever of every rank in life without distinction…for the diffusion of useful knowledge by affording free access to all desiring it to books, to scientific objects and to works of art.” (Statutes of the Province of Quebec, 1870). Prime Minister John Abbott served as...
United Farmers' Historical Society
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485
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103,846
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In June 2001 the United Farmers of Alberta's Board of Directors approved the formation of a History Committee to collect, exhibit, research and document UFA's history. The History Committee was incorporated as non-profit society na med the United Farmers Historical Society (UFHS), under Alberta's Society Act on January 14th, 2002. The mandate of the UFHS is to collect, preserve, and present the on-going history of the UFA using the best-practices of the archival and museum community, and uses...
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Topics: Latin language -- Idioms, English language -- Dictionaries Latin
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Fletcher, Banister, 1833-1899; Fletcher, Banister, Sir, 1866-1953
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Topic: Architecture -- History
Balmoral Hall School Collection
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149
ITEMS
98,095
VIEWS
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Balmoral Hall, a private school for girls located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, inspires students to excel, to reach, and to lead. "At Balmoral Hall School, our goal is not simply to teach an enriched curriculum. Our programs are designed to build confidence, competence and what experts call 'connectedness', which refers to being a meaningful part of something other than self. Our mission is to help girls build well-balanced foundations for personal and professional success in a changing...
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E.J. Pratt Library
by Farmer, John Stephen, 1845?-1915?; Henely, William Ernest, 1849-1903
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Topic: English language -- Slang Dictionaries
Macdonald Campus History
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1,025
ITEMS
96,515
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The Macdonald Campus of McGill University is home to one of the oldest Faculties of Agricultural Sciences in Canada. This historical collection of Macdonald publications provides a unique view on agricultural developments and campus life throughout the twentieth century. Scholarly works written by faculty and students (Macdonald College Magazine, Annual and Journal) offer a historical perspective on professional concerns in the field of agriculture. The student newspapers (Failt-ye, Dram and...
Topic: Macdonald Campus History
University of Toronto Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library
by Meiji, Emperor of Japan, 1852-1912; Yamamoto, Sansei
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Topics: Waka, Haiku (Collections)
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Satow, Ernest Mason, Sir, 1843-1929; Ishibashi, Masakata; Hobart-Hampden, E. M. (Ernest Miles), 1864-; Parlett, Harold G. (Harold George), Sir, 1869-
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Topics: Japanese language -- Dictionaries English, English language -- Dictionaries Japanese
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Austen, Jane, 1775-1817
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Becker, Sarah Cary; Mora, Federico, 1847-1926
texts
eye 88,442
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Topic: Spanish language -- Idioms
Toronto Special Projects
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88,073
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Special projects and materials from IAC in Toronto, Ontario.
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A collection of material digitized by Patron Request.
collection
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This selection of books have been digitized for preservation purposes.
Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library
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Topic: Kwan, Stanley
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The Department is actively engaged in a wide range of observational and theoretical research and offers Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees, as well as a wide range of graduate and undergraduate courses. Together with our sibling units, the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA) and Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics (Dunlap), there are close to 100 faculty members, post-doctoral fellows and graduate students here that make up a lively and diverse...